WELCOME TO THE
Long Beach Island Region
Diverse Adventure Awaits
Made up of two entities: the Island and the Pines, the LBI Region expresses a feeling of relaxation; opening up new spaces to explore while allowing you to unwind and savor what is at hand.
The beauty of our natural resources along with talented businesses and signature events are what makes time in the LBI Region so well spent.
Enjoy fishing from the Municipal Dock, walk the wooded path of the rail trail, see how Ocean County played a part at the historic Cedar Bridge Tavern site or explore Cloverdale Farm County Park to learn about New Jersey’s Cranberry Farming history. Take in award-winning restaurants, and special finds as you travel through this historic gem.
Spend a day at Popcorn Park zoo, then head out to a farm, enjoy local shops and coffee houses. Lacey Township Beaches offers many things including an inflatable water park!
Little Egg Harbor
Head to the green with your choice of golf courses, explore the local water holes, restaurants and activities. Make yourself at home at one of the family owned and operated campgrounds and head out to Mystic Island for day on the water.
Long Beach Island
The island is easily accessible by boat or car – a short trip from Atlantic City, Philadelphia, or Metro New York. From North to South, our island offers a variety of historic landmarks, arts and cultural events, outdoor activities, shopping, and dining.
Start visiting Barnegat Light, the island’s northernmost point, by walking around Barnegat Lighthouse State Park to see the iconic Old Barney. Nearby is Viking Village, one of the largest commercial fishing fleets on the Eastern Seaboard. The town of Harvey Cedars is your next stop, filled with modern beach architecture and traditional resorts. Sunset Park hosts a variety of events for the whole family to enjoy. Surf City brings the balance of beach along with a bustling arts scene and a walkable main street filled with shops, favorite foods, and entertainment. The North End is a fantastic place to stay, either in a hotel or vacation rental.
The Gateway to the island is located at Ship Bottom in the island’s center. It boasts a famous beach with easy access anywhere on or off the island. Ship Bottom hosts new and traditional restaurants, shops, and lodging. To the South, you will find the heart of Long Beach Township with its Bayview Park with seasonal activities on and off the water. The Boulevard will take you through many great communities within the township, such as Brant Beach and Beach Haven Terrace, that will beckon you to enjoy local flavors, marinas, and places to stay.
Travel further to enter Beach Haven, the island’s historical and entertainment hub. It provides amusements for all ages with a breathtaking historic district, museums, amusement parks, and theater. In addition, Beach Haven offers Bay Village and Schooner Wharf bay-front shopping experiences and is home to the world-famous Chowderfest Weekend. From gracious inns to beach club resorts or rental homes, the Queen City will not disappoint. At the southernmost tip is the community of Holgate, which brings you to the Forsythe Refuge’s solitude and great places to stay and soak it all in.
Enjoy a trip down Bay Avenue for hometown flavor and head to Manahawkin Lake Park. Take in beautiful pavilion views, walking trails, and a concert or festival held throughout the year. Stafford Township Arts Center offers a variety of live performances as well!
Home to NJ Folklife Center at the Tuckerton Seaport. Come see why Clam town continues to reinvent itself with unique dining, shopping experiences and fantastic festivals throughout the year. During the summer, grab the LBI Ferry and head to Beach Haven right from Tuckerton Seaport docks.